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Mexico's Pemex posts $5.6 bln 3rd quarter net loss

MEXICO CITY, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Mexico's Pemex reported a 101.8 billion peso ($5.6 billion) loss in the third quarter, the state-run oil company said on Friday, as crude output slumped.

The loss, however, was about 14 percent lower than the 118.4 billion peso loss the company posted in the same period last year.

($1 = 18.1785 Mexican pesos at end Sept) (Reporting by Adriana Barrera and David Alire Garcia)